Titans of Wrestling #7: Late 70’s Portland Wrestling

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Join us as we take a slight detour from the usual WWF journey to look at Portland Wrestling from the late-70s! Parv graciously steps aside as Kelly takes the hosting seat for the first of a proposed series of periodic specials documenting wrestling even more obscure than Backlund-era WWF. For this episode Kelly is joined by Titans co-founder James and rising star Martin (Superstar Sleeze) to look at wild and crazy action from the Pacific Northwest.

On the docket tonight:
4/7/79 PLAYBOY BUDDY ROSE, ED WISKOWSKI, ROWDY RODDY PIPER, KILLER TIM BROOKS vs ADRIAN ADONIS, RON STARR, GEORGE WELLS, HECTOR GUERRERO
8/31/79 PLAYBOY BUDDY ROSE vs ADRIAN ADONIS
9/8/79 PLAYBOY BUDDY ROSE vs ADRIAN ADONIS
5/12/79 ROWDY RODDY PIPER vs PLAYBOY BUDDY ROSE
5/19/79 ROWDY RODDY PIPER vs PLAYBOY BUDDY ROSE LUMBERJACK MATCH
1/12/80 HARLEY RACE vs RICK MARTEL NWA TITLE MATCH
12/1/79 ROWDY RODDY PIPER, STAN “THE MAN” STASIAK vs THE SHEEPHERDERS / KILT BURNING ANGLE

Also on tonight’s show:
-Martin’s history as a wrestling fan, featuring his Stan Stasiak-hating father
-A brief look at the history of Portland Wrestling
-Don Owen: Great promoter; terrible announcer
-Numerous jokes at the expense of elderly wrestling fans
-Come visit Sandy Barr’s Flea Market!
-Opinions on Buddy Rose, Roddy Piper, Harley Race, Rick Martel, Dutch Savage, Ed (Col DeBeers) Wiskowski, Stan Stasiak, and others

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